Statement by Chairman Rogers on Senate Cybersecurity Legislation

Aug 2, 2012
Statement by Chairman Rogers on Senate Cybersecurity Legislation

For Immediate Release                                  Contact:  Susan Phalen
August 2, 2012                                               Susan.Phalen@mail.house.gov

 

Statement by Chairman Rogers on Senate Cybersecurity Legislation

“The events in the Senate today are disappointing.  We have a strong consensus in both Houses and between both parties that Congress should permit robust cyber threat sharing among the private sector and the government.   The House passed just such threat sharing legislation in April on a strong bipartisan vote.   This can’t be the end of the story – countries like China are waging an economic cyber war against us right now, and American businesses need help coping with the dangerous cyber threats they face every day.   The Senate needs to get back to work, set aside the issues we don’t yet have consensus on, and pass an information sharing bill.”

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